Category Archives: Bitemarks

Forensics: “Bitemark testimony harmless error.” Texas Prepares to Execute Man Whose Conviction Relied on Discredited Forensics

A death-row prisoner whose conviction prosecutors obtained with discredited forensic testimony is set to be executed in Texas on August 17, 2022.… — Read on deathpenaltyinfo.org/news/texas-prepares-to-execute-man-whose-conviction-relied-on-discredited-forensics

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, death penalty, forensic fraud, junk forensic science | Leave a comment

Forensics: Upcoming Execution Based on Discredited Forensic Science

I worked this case during his appeals. The dentist testified to all the bs proclaimed by the bitemarkers. Kosoul Chanthakoummane is set to be executed August 17 for the murder of a Dallas realtor in a case built on hypnosis … Continue reading

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, forensic science misconduct, junk forensic science | Leave a comment

Forensics: Bitemark junk science will send a man to his execution on Aug 17. A New Book Exposes Junk Science.

On Wednesday in Austin, the head of the Texas Forensic Science Commission will interview the author of the latest forensic-science takedown. — Read on http://www.texasmonthly.com/news-politics/book-junk-science-wrongful-convictions-hero-texan/

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, death penalty, forensic fraud, forensic science reform, junk forensic science | Leave a comment

Forensics: The untrue and pseudoscience of bitemark matching infects India’s dental literature

Reading this drivel gives me a headache. They claim its as good as DNA using scrape marks on skin as one of a kind evidence. They cite some of my work as supporting their claims. Utterly delusional. ompj.org/files/ompj 13 2 … Continue reading

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, Crime lab scandal, forensic fraud, forensic science misconduct, junk forensic science, wrongful convictions | Leave a comment

Forensics: Opinion | Innocence Project lawyer’s book shows where science clashes with the law

Add to this the fact that the bitemarkers are still certified by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Science knows certain forensic techniques — such as bite mark analysis — are junk. Why can’t judges accept that? — Read on … Continue reading

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, costs of wrongful convictions, Forensic Dentistry, forensic fraud, Forensic Science, forensic science misconduct | Leave a comment

Forensics: Innocence Project’s M. Chris Fabricant On ‘Junk Science’

Read about M. Chris Fabricant’s book Junk Science and the “American Criminal Justice System.” Fabricant is director of strategic litigation at the Innocence Project. — Read on http://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/innocence-project-m-chris-fabricant-junk-science-qa

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, costs of wrongful convictions, Forensic Dentistry, Forensic science misconduct, William Richards Exoneration Case | Leave a comment

Forensics: False witness testimony and coerced confessions mixed with ‘Junk’ Forensic Science Lands Thousands of Innocents in Prison

The dawning realization that junk science might have put a vast number of innocent people behind bars has prompted the Innocence Project to widen the net of cases that it takes on. — Read on thecrimereport.org/2022/04/28/junk-forensic-science-lands-thousands-of-innocents-in-prison/

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, costs of wrongful convictions, criminal justice reform, Forensic science misconduct, junk forensic science, US Crime labs | Leave a comment

Junk Forensics: Alabama DAs love bitemarks.

This state’s AG feted the ABFO crew when they showed up in a bm case in Guntersville. This case isnt any better. https://theintercept.com/2022/03/12/bite-mark-evidence-charles-mccrory/

Posted in AAFS, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, costs of wrongful convictions, forensic science misconduct, junk forensic science | Leave a comment

Forensics: CBS interview about faulty forensics. No research bitemarks leads the conversation with Chris Fabricant.

twitter.com/abcnewslive/status/1511501090222657542

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, Civil rights, Crime lab scandal, expert testimony, forensic science misconduct, junk forensic science | Leave a comment

Forensics: How a Bogus Bite Mark Sent Charles McCrory to Prison for Murder

Decades of bitemarker tragedies. This “famed” dentist doesn’t like me much. Boo hoo. A famed forensic dentist recanted his testimony against Charles McCrory. He may die in prison anyway. — Read on theintercept.com/2022/03/12/bite-mark-evidence-charles-mccrory/

Posted in AAFS, ABFO, Bad Forensic Science, Bite Marks, Bitemarks, Civil rights, forensic evidence exaggeration, Forensic Science, Forensic Science Bias, junk forensic science | Leave a comment